Saturday, March 14, 2015

The Burning of the General Lyon-- Part 1: "Dreadful Fire At Sea"

From the April 3, 1865, NY Times headlines.

Dreadful Fire at Sea

Five Hundred Lives Lost

The U.S. Transport Steamer General Lyon Burned Off Cape Hatteras

Invalid Troops, Refugees and Women and Children On Board.

--Old Secesh

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